There are countless possible answers as to what one might usefully do in these times. Try to preserve and enlarge the momentum that has developed largely from the Sanders campaign, while also trying to ensure that Trump loses.
Becoming A Citizen Activist is full of useful tips about how activists and allied politicians can collaborate on issue-oriented campaigns
Having succeeded in making no changes in gun laws, Democrats appear to have no Plan B. The Democrats’ filibuster and the Senate vote were pseudo-events,
who is going to contain the United States? The U.S. political system has failed its populace and the world and has imposed no brakes on the war machine
the United States Supreme Court ended its 2015-16 term with a slew of high-profile opinions that for the first time in years did not leave progressives in a state of distress.
The “pivot” (also called the “Indo-Asia-Pacific Rebalance”) is centered on exerting a greater U.S. economic, diplomatic, and military influence in the world’s most populous and economically vibrant region.
Gene Drives have been called “mutagenic chain reactions,” and are to the biological world what chain reactions are to the nuclear world. The Guardian describes Gene Drives as the “gene bomb.”
You will know our presidents and presidential candidates by the company they keep
Democratic Hillary Clinton supporters got churlish when they heard media reports last spring that Clinton was favored over Donald Trump by the right-wing billionaire Charles Koch and by leading arch-imperial foreign policy neoconservatives like Robert Kagan, Max Boot, and Eliot Cohen. But unpleasant as many mainstream corporate and Clintonite Democrats might find such “strange bedfellow” Read more…
That Nixon facilitated the ousting of Allende via collusion with the Chilean military and Allende’s political enemies comes as no surprise to students of the American war in Vietnam